Thadd Palmer, Partners Manager

Thadd Palmer

Global Account Manager

If you have any questions regarding partnerships or would just like to discuss the possibilities in more detail, Thadd's your man!

Phone: +1-781-751-8754
Twitter: @thadd_eus

Host Partners

  1. Media Temple Logo

    Media Temple

    Media Temple, Inc. is a web hosting and virtualization service provider headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Since 1998, the company has provided businesses around the world with reliable, professional-class services to host websites, email, business applications, and other rich Internet content.

Gold Partners

  1. Adobe Logo


    Adobe Creative Cloud gives you all of the Adobe web tools, along with industry-leading design, video and photography apps, so you can create without limits. With ongoing enhancements, a growing library of training resources, sharing and collaboration capabilities, and access to your content from almost anywhere, Creative Cloud is always evolving just like you.

  2. InVision Logo


    InVision is a prototyping, collaboration and workflow platform for design teams. InVision helps countless agencies, startups and beloved brands like Adobe, Zappos, Evernote, Airbnb, Uber and more create better, smarter, more beautiful web & mobile experiences.


  1. FONTS.COM Logo


    As a part of Monotype, serves as an indispensable resource for digital and print designers. Web Fonts offers an unparalleled selection of fonts for the Web including sought-after designs from our own Monotype, Linotype, ITC and other font libraries. Sign up for free and enjoy access to our offering of more than 20,000 fonts and technology for kerning, OpenType features and syncing desktop fonts.

  2. SiteGround Logo


    SiteGround, now celebrating their 10th year in the business, is a leading web hosting company internationally recognized for their unique approach to hosting. They do things most other hosting companies wouldn’t even consider possible. With a focus on performance, security and unmatched customer service, they have developed their own solutions to protect your website from hacks and invented new technologies that can make your website run over one hundred times faster.

  3. Animatron Logo


    Animatron is a startup developing a browser-based animation authoring tool that allows users to easily create stunning HTML5 and SVG animations.

  4. Balsamiq Logo


    Balsamiq is the maker of Mockups, the rapid wireframing software that combines the simplicity of paper sketching with the power of a digital tool so that teams can focus on what’s important. We’re a fast-growing, but small and personable company that competes on usability and service. We believe work should be fun, and that life is too short for bad software.

  5. PSD to Manythings Logo

    PSD to Manythings

    PSD To Manythings is a leading Front End Engineering brand focused on providing affordable and high quality Mark Up Development and WordPress Integration service. PSD To Manythings is a PSD To HTML company that offers great personalised communication and offers great implementation service with best technologies like Twitter Bootstrap, WordPress, Zurb Foundation and so on. Incorporated in 2012, TEAMPTOM has worked on about 300+ projects from 100+ clients in 30 countries

Expo Partners

  1. LightCMS Logo


    LightCMS is the world’s best platform for people who make websites. Since 2006, LightCMS has offered designers and agencies the opportunity to grow their web businesses rapidly in the cloud. Designers love LightCMS for its industry-leading design flexibility which works with HTML, CSS, and JS standards. Clients love LightCMS for its ideal set of easy-to-use tools allowing them to communicate, conduct business, and sell products online. By removing the hassles of hosting, upgrades, and server maintenance while providing innovative business tools such as automated client billing, LightCMS allows its partners to focus on what they do best — making more websites.

Community Partners

  1. General Assembly Logo

    General Assembly

    General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design at nine campuses across four continents. General Assembly empowers a global community of individuals to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals, to data science, to product management and digital marketing.



    An intensive one-day workshop with hands-on experience in responsive typography covering basic fundamentals of typography and the four P’s of making it responsive: Performance, Progression, Proportion, and Polish.

Media Partners



    JUST Creative is the blog & design studio of Jacob Cass, an Australian designer, living & working in NYC. JUST Creative’s blog focuses on all areas of creativity & design, ranging from but not limited to; graphic design, logo design, web design, advertising, branding, typography & more!

  2. Horizon Interactive Awards Logo

    Horizon Interactive Awards

    The Horizon Interactive Awards is a prestigious, international competition recognizing outstanding achievement among interactive media producers. The competition recognizes and awards the best web sites, videos, online advertising, print media and mobile applications. In its rich 12 year history, the Horizon Interactive Awards has received tens of thousands of entries from all over the world. Deadline to enter the 2014 competition is December 20, 2014.

  3. GraphicDesign.Com Logo

    GraphicDesign.Com is a leading source of news and information devoted entirely to the graphic design industry. Employers, students, and freelancers come to to read and discuss current news, information, and events in the graphic design industry.

  4. Tuts+ Logo


    Tuts+ teaches creative and technical skills to millions of people worldwide, including web design, code, illustration, photography, game development, and much more. Along with thousands of free tutorials, we also have a selection of premium video-based courses designed to teach you a single skill from start to finish, A to Z.

  5. Awwwards Logo


    Awwwards – recognizing the talent and effort of the best web designers, developers and agencies in the world.
    We aim to create a meeting point where web professionals from across the world can come to find inspiration; a space for debate; a place to share knowledge and experience; give and receive constructive and respectful critiques. “Always hungry”.
    Our mission is to discover and promote the talent and effort of web designers, developers, and agencies who create unique digital experiences that are useful, innovative, intuitive, and beautiful.



    Onextrapixel is an online magazine and resource site for designers and web developers. Onextrapixel constantly shares useful tips, news, tutorials, and resources on design, development and many other inspirational topics.



    Abduzeedo is a blog about design with all sorts of articles for those who are looking for inspiration. You will find very useful tutorials for the most used applications out there, with a special selection of Photoshop, Illustrator and other apps. One of the goals of Abduzeedo is to be an open channel to the design community, encouraging feedback. The Daily Inspiration is a proof of that, everybody can send images that inspired them so we can share with the community. Founded in December 2006 by Brazilian designer Fabio Sasso and his business partner and friend at Zee, Fabiano Meneghetti, Abduzeedo follows Sasso’s own experimentations and records his abduction by the world of design, which set the theme for the blog.



    Digital DUMBO cultivates and connects communities at the intersection of digital & culture through engaging and inspiring content driven events. We’re a global platform for communities to meet one another, tap into emerging trends, and shape the future of their businesses and lifestyles. It’s a movement, it’s a culture.



    Prototypo is a new web app for designers, allowing the user to create and modify fonts in the browser with ease. The development version launched this year following a successful Kickstarter campaign, Prototypo includes over twenty parameters to modify all built-in glyphs at once, with many other exciting features still in development. Hobbyist and professional type designers can play, experiment and refine a wide range of body text fonts.

  10. GITHUB Logo


    GitHub is the best way to build software together. Whether it’s your company’s app, your favorite open source library, or a weekend side project, GitHub helps everyone work better by providing tools for easier collaboration and code sharing on any device. Start collaborating today—open source project hosting is free!

  11. Netdiver Magazine Logo

    Netdiver Magazine

    Netdiver magazine #ISSN 1911-866X is a design + digital culture magazine that uncovers, reviews and publishes outstanding work by the international creative community.

    No hype — just beautiful.

  12. Macaw Logo


    Macaw is changing the way the web is created with software for professional designers and developers, which allows you to draw code instead of writing it. Responsive design with clean, semantic code that used to take days to develop can now be done in hours

  13. Driven By Tatiana Logo

    Driven By Tatiana

    Driven by Tatiana is a website dedicated to photography, tech, gaming and all around nerd awesomeness. While my primary focus is on industry events, I’m also interested in having more in-depth discusses about diversity, what it’s like trying learn more about tech while looking at the different applications of technology (ie: making games and comics!). If you want to hire me to snap pictures of your event, you can shoot me an e-mail or reach out to me on social media.

  14. Codex DLD Logo

    Codex DLD

    Using our unique formula, our aim is to develop the skills and confidence of people in order to have a significant impact on the digital world. Learning code isn’t just about landing a job in the tech industry; we’ve helped businesses, individuals, the unemployed, and those considering a career change. We believe that no matter what age, experience, or background; understanding code will give you a competitive advantage and change your life.

  15. GatherContent Logo


    How many times have you been waiting on a client or copywriter to hand over the content your project needs — or had a team mate trying to make sense of a big, badly-formatted Word document when they are pasting content into the CMS? What if you could avoid the usual headaches on your web projects? GatherContent is a content-first solution that helps agencies and their clients plan, organise and collaborate on website content. Pre-CMS.

  16. O'Reilly Media, Inc. Logo

    O'Reilly Media, Inc.

    O’Reilly spreads the knowledge of innovators through its technology books, online services, magazines, research, and tech conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, O’Reilly has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

  17. Ladies that UX NYC Logo

    Ladies that UX NYC

    Ladies that UX NYC is an informal get-together of talented and intelligent women. This isn’t about networking or finding the next great job, although you may find one by speaking to some of the attendees. This isn’t about showcasing your product. This is about building relationships, both professional and personal, with other women in the UX community and finding the support and encouragement you need over snacks and drinks.

  18. Designers + Geeks Logo

    Designers + Geeks

    Designers + Geeks is a monthly event series for that features talks at the intersection of art, design, and technology. They meet monthly in San Francisco, New York, Boston, and Los Angeles. The events are open to everyone – head to for more the upcoming schedule.